Thursday, January 10, 2008

Theme Thursday - contrast

I am participating in Stacy's Theme Thursday although I missed last week's color theme. This week is contrast.

Here is a photo of Carlos by Carlos Santana pump my 18 year-old daughter received for Christmas from her grandma.

The first contrast is with a few adjustments in Photoshop. Unsharp mask and then bumping up the blue contrast so the jeans pop. I like okay



Now some variations with black and white

Here is just converting to black and white:





More contrast for this look:



Lastly, I played with shadows and highlights. I like this the best.




Any other votes?

15 comments:

  1. I love the color and the last black and white...and I love her shoes! Thanks for joining in. :)

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  2. The last one is nice, but I like the original the best!

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  3. i actually like the first black and white one. cool pic!~

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  4. I like that last one. It almost looks like you are hovering!

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  5. those are some serious pumps! like the first one too. something about the warmth of the browns.

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  6. Pictures are cool but I WANT THOSE SHOES! Does your daughter wear an 8, by any chance? hee hee.

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  7. I actually like the 1st b&w. Those are some fancy heels. I don't remember the last time I wore some heels!!! : ) They look great with the jeans.

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  8. I sure like that 3rd picture. Makes the gloss on the shoe tips really pop.

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  9. What great shoes! I think I like the first black and white one best - although they are great shoes no matter what!

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  10. Donna W3:12 PM

    I like the last photo best!! All are good but this one is more dramatic.....you multi talented woman!!
    Donna W
    Edmonton, AB

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  11. Warmth and colour for me please. Carlos Santana makes SHOES now?????
    Do they come with an electronic tuning device :-D??

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  12. Oh and I see you're into sewnig in a big way. Wish I had more time and expertise. If you're interested... Simplicity pattern 3867 has fiddly shoulder straps which are too thick!! (pronounced by my designer husband :-)

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  13. FUN picture!

    Looks like you love to sew :)
    How FUNNNNNN!!!!!!!! I'll have to look around at your blog.
    I'm hoping to dust off my machines soon. It has been a couple of weeks ;)

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  14. I like the last one, it gives the composition an artsy edge.

    I haven't worn shoes like that since having kids :)

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  15. Love those shoes! And great job on the photo manipulations.

    Teresa

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